Support DACA Emergency Fundraiser for UCSC Students

President Donald Trump upended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program last week, leaving 800,000 DACA recipients across the country facing a future...

Letter from the Editors: Chancellor’s Email Following Student Death

Trigger Warning: This letter discusses issues of death and suicide. These opinions to not reflect the staff at large.  Today, Chancellor George Blumenthal sent a...

Students United with Renters

On Tuesday, May 23 at City Council, Chancellor Blumenthal presented some info about the Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) to the government and locals...

Submission: We will not sit down, we will not shut up

By Luz Arely Portillo, UCSC alumna To Whom It May Concern: I was made aware of …. I want to express my gratitude to the GSA E-board in...

California Leaves Trump in the Dust

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord was a selfish and destructive choice. The U.S. should not back...

SUBMISSION: Engaging Education Calls for Chancellor’s Match

Engaging Education (e2) is a student-initiated center that creates programs for student from underrepresented and under resourced communities. We, the students, made a commitment...

SUBMISSION: Response Letter to Chancellor Blumenthal from Student Activists

Dear Chancellor Blumenthal, We are sending you this letter in response to your email titled “Community expectations.” As you may have heard, this email ignited...

Regulating Votes and Stifling Democracy

Back in the 1980s, our current attorney general, Jeff Sessions, called the Voting Rights Act a “piece of intrusive legislation.” The British Conservatives argue...

Deportation is Not a Solution

More than 40,000 people living in the U.S. have been arrested by federal agents since President Donald Trump signed the executive order on immigration...

At-Risk Houseless Women Need Support

*Trigger warning: this editorial contains references to sexual violence. There are nearly 600 houseless women in Santa Cruz, according to a 2015 survey. About 78...


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